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Police hunt teen gang after school stabbing

TT/The Local/pvs · 26 Apr 2011, 15:53

Published: 26 Apr 2011 13:16 GMT+02:00
Updated: 26 Apr 2011 15:53 GMT+02:00

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A teenage boy has been arrested in connection with the fight at Grimsta school in Upplands Väsby in northern Stockholm, with police conducting a search for suspected accomplices.

The teenage victim who was injured in the fight was rushed to Karolinska Hospital after sustaining stab wounds in the fight on Tuesday morning.

"The person was conscious when ambulance staff arrived," said Ulf Lindgren at Stockholm police.

Stockholm police have described the victim's condition as "stable" while his injuries had previously been described as "life-threatening".

Police are searching for five other teenage boys who are suspected of having come to the school on Tuesday morning.

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Witnesses have testified to how the gang attacked and stabbed the teenage student and police believe that he was targeted deliberately.

Police have classified the case as attempted murder.

TT/The Local/pvs (news@thelocal.se)

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14:14 April 26, 2011 by Syftfel
Good. When are we going to hear the rest of the story?
14:28 April 26, 2011 by occassional
These cherub faced Swedes are the limit...
17:34 April 26, 2011 by planet.sweden
Complacent Sweden sleepwalking to disaster.

The worst part about this story is that it no longer comes as any surprise to me. Under Reinfeldt London has well and truly come to Stockholm. An open door immigration policy and abandonment of a requirement to integrate - under the guise of "celebrating diversity", "embracing diversity" (and all the usual twaddle) - are eating Sweden from inside out.

Only today I was marvelling at a spectacle familiar to any Londoner but still quite new to Stockholm. A couple of hoodie white Swedish boys amid a larger gang of blacks were doing their best to fit in, mimicking the black kids every move, swaying from side to side, spitting on the pavement, hunching their shoulders, squinting their eyes, and occasionally darting stares at passers least they fathom what scheme they were up to (my guess is zilch of any note).

Walking to my station every morning I usually pass several groups of similarly clad "yoofs", adopting the London zeitgeist of 'got no hope, got no chances, world against me, so out for bovver'. How long until they're carrying knives? I normally wonder.

Now I know, they already are.

When it comes to issues such as international politics and mass immigration, Mr and Mrs Täby are seriously out of their depth. Reinfeldt admitted this with his appointment of Bildt as foreign minister, unfortunately that still left him and the other kids in the government free to try out - without any parental guidance - their tinder dry economic theories of the relationship between immigration and GDP.

Reinfeldt's text books may have told him that rising population numbers can produce higher growth, but those theories assume all individuals contribute equally, and they don't factor in (nor care about) the negative impacts on a country's culture and society caused by immigration.

Moreover, Reinfeldt may like to note that both a country's economy and budget is adversely impacted in the long run if the culture being importing has a low work ethic and high incidence of crime and welfare dependency, and worse - for reasons yet to be fathomed - appeals to your more feeble minded young citizens.

So now its knife attacks outside Stockholm schools. What next? Those of us from London on this forum have seen this all before. I'm glad I don't have to feel the pain a second time round. Not my country. But my advice to Mr and Mrs Reinfeldt is to get out of those Täby suburbs and go visit some estates in North London. There before your very eyes you will see Sweden's future, and no about of theorizing, or Swedish arrogance will make a jot of difference. When it comes to immigration, what goes for London, goes for everywhere. There is no 'model' Swedish or otherwise, that will make the slightest difference.
19:19 April 26, 2011 by StockholmSam
Thoughtful post, planet.sweden, but you said "...if the culture being importing has a low work ethic and high incidence of crime and welfare dependency." Exactly what culture are you describing there? I cannot think of any minority culture coming to Sweden with a welfare dependency. In fact, traditional Sweden is the most welfare dependent culture I can think of. Sweden is often described as a welfare state and the immigrants coming here would not be dependent on that welfare if they had jobs. Also, where do you get the "low work ethic" and "high incidence of crime" aspects?
20:51 April 26, 2011 by Syftfel
@StockholmSam; I could rattle off a number of [often inferior] "cultures" who come to Sweden with low work ethic, high incidence of crime and welfare dependency". Where do I begin? Alphabetically?. Planet Sweden is of course right here. Reinfeldt is having wool pulled over his eyes, and the social dems we wont even talk about. They should be dragged into court and charged with treason for what they have created. Their raison d'etre is to deliberately create havoc and chaos in order to foment a socialist revolution.
21:38 April 26, 2011 by StockholmSam
But Syffel, to claim that you "could rattle off a number of [often inferior] "cultures" who come to Sweden with low work ethic, high incidence of crime and welfare dependency" is not the same thing as doing so. Put up or shut up. List the cultures and provide some proof of your statements. And while you are at it, please explain how they are "often inferior."
22:20 April 26, 2011 by Dr. Dillner
Stags fighting in the spring . . .
00:51 April 27, 2011 by technoviking
@ StockholmSam

Are you joking?

Try the magic Google machine and see the ample evidence for yourself but if you can't be bothered...



I'm not going to spam a ton of links, so put some effort in and look for yourself.

Or just open up a paper and read about the violence, backwardness and insanity of the Muslim world and see the kind of stone age values we're importing onto our doorstep... pewresearch.org/databank/dailynumber/?NumberID=1184

You should know this already but if not, welcome to the real world.
08:43 April 27, 2011 by Thompsuleme
Same old arguements...BORING!
11:13 April 27, 2011 by verenna
And the hooligans come from? Please people focus... this is a note about kids who are still in school and who are trying to send a message that something is wrong, not about immigration. People complain too much about immigrants and may I remind you that the majority who writes here, we are immigrants. dont want the muslims cause they are violent, yes some they are, but there are also violent people in the UK and Spain and the US which has been at war almost since it became a country. Focus on what we can do to make things better instead of complaining all the time about immigrants.
12:06 April 27, 2011 by flintis
@syftfel:- probably won't hear the whole story, cos the little b'stards are of immigrant origin & that would incite lots of racist comments & the bigots would emerge from under their rocks, then every do-gooder & muslim sympathiser would start complaining that everyone is anti-muslim thus even more derogeratory remarks against non-muslims
14:28 April 27, 2011 by pcs
Moreover, while the racist doom and gloom usual suspects peddle their usual drivel here, they have forgotten the most important aspect of this story, A TEENAGE BOY

It is easy to blame the immigrants for all the evils of crime in Sweden and it is laughable if anyone is suggesting Swedish youth are saints and immigrants are influencing their behaviour in society.

The fact that young people are impressionable will effect or influence their behaviour. So then, magazines, TV advertising, TV with gang violence related films and contact with people from abroad plays a major part in influencing youth, even Swedish youth.

I do not recall hearing Teddy boys, Mods, Swedish Raggare boys and REAL Skinheads before the racist adopted the image, referred to as saints in the media.

PLANET SWEDEN… Surely, you are not suggesting there was no rivalry and conflict between youths other than what one can witnessed in North London? Not even on the Football terraces dominated by white males dressed in Ben Sherman and bother boots! A cancer of football violence that spread across Europe and is still happens today even in Sweden!!

Inferior cultures!!! Just remember it was not that long ago Europeans were killing one another during their crusades for the riches in other lands. Now, we are destabilizing dictators from your so-called INFERIOR CULTURES to gain cheaper OIL.

Since after the Second World War, youth then developed their own fashion and spoke a language that only they understood. Then like now, OLDER people could not always identify with young people. Young people will want to be part of the current peer group. That is what they do and the majority of us did.

Unfortunately, what happened to that lad is a symptom of today's society and we have a responsibility to ourselves and our future to work with OUR youth, no matter what ethnic background they come from to educate them against the dangers of gang related incidents. Failure to do that and the future is bleak and the racist doom and gloom usual suspects will continue to get off on every incident apart from the "Hanging boy case" 25 April 2011. That story appears to involve just Swedish Saints!

15:27 April 27, 2011 by Truth_Teller
Planet Sweden has successfully traversed the politically correct minded obsession this country has, and told it like it is. Well done.
15:29 April 27, 2011 by wenddiver
Yah, let's give the Social Workers some more money to throw at the violent retards imported into society. Don't forget to import more!!!!
15:45 April 27, 2011 by technoviking
@ pcs

Yes we should ignore the fact that we're importing the most hateful, violent cultures in the world onto our doorstep and the plethora and statistical evidence that they bring the horrors of their homelands with them...

Excellent advice.

That said...teenagers are idiots and this very well has absolutely nothing to do with immigration... You're right in that respect.

Was simply responding to Stockholm Sams call for "proof"...


That really was a fantastic post fyi...
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